About the Agency
The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your states and your community.
IOWA AIR NATIONAL GUARD
This position is restricted to current Military members of the 132nd Wing, Des Moines, Iowa Air National Guard
(This position is Indefinite and Will Not Become Permanent)
LOCATION: 132d Wing, Des Moines, Iowa
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires military membership in a compatible military assignment in the Iowa Air National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of this excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Iowa Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Iowa Air National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 06/29/2017 . FAILURE TO PROVIDE COMPLETE INFORMATION MAY RESULT IN YOUR NOT RECEIVING CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations Section of this Announcement to understand the qualification requirements, and the How to Apply Section for detailed instruction on applying.
As a IT SPECIALIST (NETWORK), GS-2210-11 your duties are below;
The purpose of this position is to serve as the Base Information Assurance Manager who is the wing commander's authority and focal point for Information Assurance. Evaluates, assesses, or locally tests and approves all hardware, software, and firmware products that provide security features prior to use on any accredited information system or network. Certifies all software prior to installation and use on communications and computer systems. Executes computer security plans and enforces mandatory access control techniques such as trusted routers, bastion hosts, gateways, firewalls, or other methods of information systems protection. Manages the communication-computer security (COMPUSEC) program, Electronic Key Management System (EKMS), Emission Security, and Information Assurance Awareness Programs. Applies Information Technology (IT) security principles, methods, and security products to protect and maintain the availability, integrity, confidentiality, and accountability of information system resources and information processed throughout the system's life cycle. Manages the Network Security Program. Serves as the Communications Security (COMSEC) Manager for all cryptographic activities including managing the Cryptographic Access Program (CAP). Formulates and develops communications security criteria and requirements for inclusion in mobility, contingency, and exercise plans. Implements and manages the Electronic Key Management System (EKMS) program. This includes system configuration and operation of the Local Management Device, Data Transfer Device, and Key Processor. Initializes the system, performs system backups, determines operator access, and control functions (privilege management), reloads and configures the operating system's parameters. Performs other duties as assigned. D2178P01